American Indian Studies
History in the making. Because of its unique history, Morris is a great place to pursue American Indian Studies.
The American Indian Studies major and minor is designed to enhance a student’s awareness and their overall knowledge about sovereignty and the diversity of Indigenous cultures throughout all of Native North America.
Students are required to engage and learn, within a globalized context, American Indian:
- Other creative endeavors
American Indian Studies promotes
- Critical Thinking
- Communication Skills
that are rooted in Indigenous knowledge systems and community involvement.
The curriculum emphasizes the role of the student as an active learner and participant within a growing and vibrant Intertribal campus community.
AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES OBJECTIVES:
- History and Oral Tradition
- Sovereignty and Law
- Language and Literature
- Environmental and Sustainability
- Three Morris Students Named Fulbright Scholars
- Tone-Pah-Hote ’18 Is a Udall Scholar
- Gercken Receives All-University Horace T. Morse Award
- Anika Paulson ’20 Takes Part in TED
- DeBellis ’18 Earns a Place at Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute
- Waye Contributes to Paper Published in Royal Society Proceedings B
- University of Minnesota, Morris Named to New List of Nation’s Top Public Colleges